A stylist is a professional who helps clients select clothing and accessories that are appropriate for their body type, lifestyle, and budget. They may also provide advice on hair and makeup styles.
Stylist Job Responsibilities
Meeting with clients to discuss their hair and beauty needs
Consulting with clients to select the right hair style, color, and products
Cutting, coloring, and styling hair according to client's preferences
Providing advice on hair care and maintenance
Recommending hairstyles and products to suit each individual client's unique look
To style clients’ hair in accordance with their wishes and preferences
To shampoo, condition, and treat clients’ hair before styling
To consult with clients about their hair care needs and concerns
To recommend appropriate hair care products for use at home
To provide excellent customer service to all clients
Stylist Job Skills & Qualifications Needed
There are no specific qualifications needed to become a stylist, but most stylists have completed some form of training in fashion, cosmetology, or another related field. Many stylists also have experience working in the fashion industry before becoming a stylist.